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Dancing through barriers
by Garrett Stewart
My Dad performed on the Dave Astor Show in Portland during the civil rights era.
Memories of working at the Criterion Theatre
by Vernon L. Cox
Working as a teenager with projectionest Roy Blake at the Criterion Theater
An Asian American Account
An account from a Chinese American teen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall
We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.
In an Old, Abandoned Island House, I Found my Mentor and my Muse
by Robin Clifford Wood
An aspiring writer finds inspiration and a mentor from the past in an old island home.
An enjoyable conference, Portland 2021
by John C. Decker, Danville, Pennsylvania
Some snippets from a 4-day conference by transportation historians in Portland, September 7-11, 2021
by Michael Uhl
What it means to have beaten the odds
Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis
The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.
Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan
Stories of growing up Downeast
A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin
As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down
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